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Scheeter confirmed Thursday that he has resigned as Sikeston's head baseball coach after five years ending a 20-year tenure with the program as a coach in some capacity.
Wheeler falls in round of 32 at Missouri Amateur Championship (06/24/16)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Sikeston's Gabe Wheeler fell in the round of 32 at the Missouri Amateur Championship Golf Tournament Friday morning at the Jefferson City Country Club. Wheeler lost 2 and 1 to the leader after the stroke play portion of the tournament, Luigi Botta of Columbia, Mo...
Ronnie Cookson to receive Lifetime Achievement honor at Semoball Awards (06/23/16)
Ronnie Cookson doesn't have his own Wikipedia page (though he does appear on three others). That's about the only thing he doesn't have. The definition of achieving on a grand scale, the former Scott County Central basketball coach and Missouri Sports Hall of Fame member will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Third Annual Semoball Awards on July 9 at the Bedell Performance Hall at Southeast Missouri State's River Campus...
Sikeston baseball coach Alan Scheeter resigns (06/23/16)
Alan Scheeter has resigned as Sikeston's head baseball coach after five seasons. Scheeter, who confirmed his departure by text on Thursday, will remain at the school and as part of the Sikeston football coaching staff. The 1991 Sikeston graduate took over the baseball program after serving 15 years as an assistant under longtime coach Kevin Self in 2012. Scheeter has a career coaching record of 74-47 and made one appearance in a district championship game in 2013...
Jr. Legion Silver Sox fall to Cape 15-1 (06/23/16)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Silver Sox Junior Legion baseball team hasn't found a way to put it together this season. Their winless streak continued Thursday when the Cape Ford & Sons Junior Legion smacked eight runs on the board in the first inning and never looked back during a 15-1 loss in five innings at VFW Memorial Stadium in Sikeston...
Sox get rocked in first game of doubleheader against SEMO Pirates (06/22/16)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Silver Sox have seen better nights. The visiting SEMO Pirates scored five runs in a flash signaling the beginning of the end for Sikeston's Senior Legion baseball team, who couldn't muster a fight or the will. The Sox eventually fell 15-1 in five innings during the first game of a doubleheader sweep by the Pirates Wednesday at VFW Stadium in Sikeston. The lack of fight sparked a visibly upset coach Ryan Moses between games...
Squirrels welcome back metal, hammer Rage in five innings (06/21/16)
After nothing but wooden bats for the past two and half weeks, the Squirrels traded the wood for "pings" as the sound of aluminum bats rang early and often throughout Hillhouse Park
ROUNDUP: Silver Sox walk off over Jackson, Honey Badgers sweep Charleston 16U (06/21/16)
Picking up a suspended game from last week, the Sikeston Silver Sox Senior Legion baseball team picked up a dramatic win against Jackson's senior legion on Tuesday. Trailing 5-4, Nick Allred's two-run hit pushed Tyler Daugherty across for the tie then Gavin Pobst in for a 6-5 win...
Scott City unit graces all-state fastpitch softball rosters (06/20/16)
Scott City was the only local program with any fastpitch softball players on the spring season all-state list, earning four representatives. Freshman Kaileigh Dirden is the lone Ram to earn first-team status, after a stellar debut season that saw her bat .623 with a state-record 16 home runs, 51 RBIs (the eighth highest total in state history) and a 19-2 record in the pitcher's circle. Her ERA was 1.40 and she posted 180 strikeouts...
Area spring athletes earn postseason honors (06/20/16)
Another season and school year is in the books, and another round of postseason athletic honors have been announced, recognizing standout student-athletes from the area for their pursuits in baseball, softball and girls soccer. A select few earned the highest of honors with distinctions at the all-state level...
Youth prevails: Charleston 18U team knocks off older Squirrels (06/17/16)
CHARLESTON -- The Charleston Fighting Squirrels 19U team hasn't had much luck of late going against their younger counterparts. Saturday in the Charleston Woodbat Classic, the 19U Squirrels got upended by the 16U Charleston Fighting Squirrels squad in an elimination game...
Honey Badgers down Missouri Rage (06/17/16)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- The Chaffee Honey Badgers took home a 6-1 victory over Missouri Rage in seven innings at Notre Dame on Thursday. After scoring one run in the first on an RBI single from Dallan Stotts, Chaffee went ahead for good in the second with a two runs. AJ Owens singled in Cole Priggel who had tripled and scored later in the inning on a single from Alec Bogenpohl...
SAYB Action (06/14/16)
Sikeston Area Youth Baseball is winding down action for the season as teams are gearing up for their league tournaments.
Chaffee sweeps doubleheader; Scott-Miss All-Conference team named (06/14/16)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- The Chaffee Honey Badgers swept a doubleheader (14-1, 11-0) from the Cape Freshman team Monday at Capaha Park. Chaffee raced out to an 8-0 lead after two innings in the opener and cruised to the 14-1 win. Leadoff hitter Trent Steffens lead the offensive attack for Chaffee, finishing 4 for 5 with a double, two runs and two RBIs. Layne Johnson added two hits, finishing 2 for 3 with a double while Cole Priggel added a triple in three at-bats...
Heavy downpour is timely reprieve for Silver Sox (06/14/16)
SIKESTON -- Shortly after surrendering the lead Monday evening, the Sikeston Silver Sox got an unwelcome but timely reprieve against visiting Jackson Senior Legion in the first game of a scheduled doubleheader. Trailing 3-2 with one out in the top of the sixth, Sikeston saw an immediate stoppage to play when a heavy downpour interrupted what had otherwise been a dry afternoon...
Kennett Swim Team successful in opening meets (06/14/16)
The Kennett Swim Team enjoyed a successful first meet in Caruthersville on June 4, with several athletes bringing home first place medals to help the team take home the top prize over three other area teams. KST also took home the top prize at its first home meet on June 11 to signal a strong start to the season. The team returns to action this Saturday in Scott City, with matches starting at 9 a.m...
Tyrone Alston signs for Harris-Stowe University (06/13/16)
Tyrone Alston culminated a successful year at Caruthersville High School by sealing his place at a higher level of basketball competition. Alston, the recent Tigers graduate, signed on Friday to attend Harris-Stowe University in St. Louis as a member of the Hornets basketball team.
Semoball Awards spring finalists are announced, feature many new faces (06/11/16)
If spring is all about fresh and new, then the announcement Saturday of the Semoball Awards spring sport finalists fit the bill. Of 45 area student-athletes chosen as finalists and announced on-air during the SEMO ESPN Radio spring selection show, only 12 were finalists a year ago, as a bevy of new faces were recognized in the sports of baseball, softball, boys tennis, golf, girls soccer, and both girls and boys track and field...
Charleston Squirrels finish pool play of own tournament with 2-0 record (06/11/16)
CHARLESTON, Mo. (SMNS) - The success continued for the Charleston Fighting Squirrels at its own four-day 21-team tournament Friday evening. Wyatt Pratt and Jacob Smith combined to throw a complete game shutout to help the Charleston Fighting Squirrels beat Southwest Central Baseball Club 5-0...
Sikeston Silver Sox end pool play of wood bat tourney with win over Mayfield, Ken. (06/10/16)
"We just came out and played baseball," Silver Sox coach Ryan Moses said. "We made plays and did what we had to do. Plain and simple to get it done."